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Brief Synopsis: "The Guy is a Dublin guitarist/singer-songwriter who makes a living by fixing vacuum cleaners in his Dad's Hoover repair shop by day, and singing and playing for money on the Dublin streets by night. The Girl is a Czech who plays piano when she gets a chance, and does odd jobs by day and takes care of her mom and her daughter by night."

Overall Ranking: 443 (Rank from 2006: # 13)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 75%
Regular 0%
Half-Popped 25%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Lisa Marie Bowman100 - One of the best musicals ever made.
David Baruffi97(full review)
Dan O'Neill85(full review)
Gorgon Reviews56.6

People Involved

  • Glen Hansard (Guy)
  • Mark√©ta Irglov√° (Girl)
  • Hugh Walsh (Timmy Drummer)
  • Gerard Hendrick (Lead Guitarist)
  • Alaistair Foley (Bassist)
  • Geoff Minogue (Eamon)
  • Bill Hodnett (Guys Dad)
  • Danuse Ktrestova (Girls Mother)
  • Darren Healy (Heroin Addict)
  • Mal Whyte (Bill)
  • Marcella Plunkett (Ex Girlfriend)
  • John Carney (Director)